The idea to this came when I was shooting [link]
I had set up on a mirror and that picture with a cow looking at a miniature train was on the wall behind it. I noticed how the mirror cut of the bottom half of the picture with the train, just leaving the looking cow to be seen. The idea of having her look at a glass of milk came into my mind and I gave it a try.
I can't take any credit for the background image, a friend painted it as a copy of something he had seen in Paris once. Here's a shot of the whole image with the train and all.. I really love that painting: [link]
It was one of the most tedious shoots i've done so far, as the milk made a huge mess every time I poured it. Did you know that milk really sticks to mirrors? The painting was also difficult to light, it was always reflecting...